Kali Pasir Mosque

Kali Pasir Mosque is the oldest mosque in Tangerang city, a relic of Pajajaran Kingdom.[1] It is located in Cisadane riverbank, in the middle of Chinese residential and is characterized by it Chinese pattern.[1]

Kali Pasir Mosque
Masjid Kali Pasir
Masjid Jami Kalipasir.jpg
Religion
AffiliationSunni Islam
Location
LocationTangerang, Banten, Indonesia
Kali Pasir Mosque is located in Indonesia
Kali Pasir Mosque
Indonesia
Geographic coordinates6°10′45.2″S 106°37′43.9″E / 6.179222°S 106.628861°E / -6.179222; 106.628861Coordinates: 6°10′45.2″S 106°37′43.9″E / 6.179222°S 106.628861°E / -6.179222; 106.628861
Architecture
TypeMosque
StyleChinese
FounderTumenggung Pamit Wijaya
Date established1700
Interior area288 m2

HistoryEdit

The mosque was established in 1700 by Tumenggung Pamit Wijaya from Bogor Kahuripan and is approximately 288 square meters.[2][3] Originally, Tumenggung Pamit Wijaya wanted to do syiar Islam from Cirebon Sultanate to Banten but he stopped in Tangerang and established a mosque.[3] Construction of the mosque carried out by Muslims with the assistance of ethnic Chinese.[4] In 1712 the management of the mosque was passed to his son, Raden Bagus Uning Wiradilaga.[2] The mosque has deen repeatedly renovated, but the building is still stylized Arabic, Chinese and European.[4] Currently, only two parts of the architecture that still complete retained, the four pillars in the mosque and the small dome with China pattern.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Masjid Kali Pasir Warisan Sejarah Islam di Kawasan Pecinan". Retrieved 12 May 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Masjid Kali Pasir". Archived from the original on 12 May 2014. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
  3. ^ a b c "Menengok Masjid Tertua Bercorak Tionghoa". Retrieved 12 May 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Unik,Pecinan Tangerang Punya Masjid Bermenara Pagoda". Retrieved 12 May 2014.